Today's poem is by Norman Dubie

The Hour

The linden tree lifts
in the strong summer wind. Four pigeons
are reflected in a turquoise confusion
of water and sky. One pigeon
rising above a strong swimmer's back...

the night is aghast.

Copyright © 2009 Norman Dubie All rights reserved
from The Volcano
Copper Canyon Press
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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